Client Success Stories

Seen for the first time at Spark Centre’s Big Bang event on May 8, 2012, three clients share their experience of Spark Centre and business development.  

Doktri, Port Hope, Ontario

Both San Sivamoorthy and Kuru Jeyanthan are keen on using emerging technology to make individual lives and organizations run smoother. Doktri’s home base is IdeaHub in Port Hope. What they Do Doktri is a directory-based web application that helps users find their ideal, peer-reviewed healthcare providers (dentists, massage therapists, optometrists, etc.) and immediately book appointments […]

Spark Centre Celebrates Entrepreneurial Creativity

Spark Centre is now part of Creative Social, a movement to bring together the creative-minded to discuss opportunities for collaboration and new business in Durham Region. Spark Centre works with numerous partners to help encourage entrepreneurship and innovation within our regions. Creative Social is a critical building block for fostering an entrepreneurial culture because creativity […]

Spark Makes New Home in Cool Digs at Core21

We’ve moved to Core21 — Oshawa’s first co-working hub! It’s a place where small businesses, organizations and “solopreneurs” share space and resources, keeping overhead low, and networking opportunities high. At Core21, this means that the cost of photocopiers, wifi, front desk reception, kitchen and meeting space are shared amongst the tenants, while the creative energy […]

Ignite Finale 2013 Celebration

On June 25th, we celebrated the growing community of entrepreneurs and cultural leaders in Durham Region at the Ignite Finale. Highlights included hearing the latest successes of our finalists fresh out of start-up bootcamp and a keynote from international bestseller, Tim Ferriss in the Regent Theatre. Afterwards, we partied in Oshawa style with great music, […]

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Ignite Finale Promises Inspiration to Change Your World, Big Announcements, & Prizes

Oshawa, Ontario – June 25, 2013 – A celebration of Durham Region’s sparks of entrepreneurial innovation at the Ignite Finale 2013, June 25th. A night to network, hear start-up success stories, be inspired by Canada’s top entrepreneurs, and absorb the challenge to ‘follow your dreams’ from keynote, Tim Ferriss. Read the full Press Release: Ignite […]

Best Networking Event of the Year for Local Entrepreneurs!

Looking for some entrepreneurial inspiration? See why you should start your business here in Durham! Tuesday, June 25 Regent Theatre, Oshawa at 5:00pm Join us at the Ignite Finale 2013 to hear CBC Dragon, Bruce Croxon, and other members of our Power Panel, keynote speaker and international bestseller Tim Ferriss, as well as the start-up […]